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're tracking daly city flooding. tara moriarty is live on the scene. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. you know, the damage here is pretty incredible. if you take a look behind me here, you can see where the mud and the water ended but it began all the way up the hill where those trees are and this entire neighborhood is just basically -- has mud all over the streets. about two dozen people had to be evacuated off bonnie street. the mud swept down the street. deputy was the first news -- ktvu was the first news crew to arrive on the scene. we saw the water mixed with the mud gushing down the hillside. the brake happening off luzane avenue and bonnie street. crews have it under control. the water has stopped racing down the hill. we spoke to the neighbor who called 911 initial. he said it was scary -- initially. he stayed was scary initially. >> the entire lawn was covered. there was a stream going down the street. i went downstairs and i got on my cell phone and called 911. >> reporter: the mud is up past the car tires at some -- some of the vehicles. several streets are block
. the cleanup is underway after that flood and mess made a midwest of the daly city neighborhood. tara moriarty was the first on the scene to bring us the dramatic pictures and is live to show us how the hillside has changed. tara? >> reporter: well, the hillside that got swept into the neighborhood, for right now, what the public crews works are trying to do is dig this street out of this landslide. tens of thousands of gallons of water mixed with mud gushed down the hillside. >> the entire lawn was covered. there was like a stream going down the street. >> reporter: he lived near the water creek where a pipe burst. >> i called 911. >> reporter: 40 people had toking evacuated -- to had to be evacuated. neighbors were in bewilderment. this woman's daughter said her car couldn't drive to work this morning. >> nobody can get out of the street. >> reporter: public crews and neighbors spent most of the morning trying to dig out of this. while the city repairs the broken pipe neighbors have much more concerns. does it make you worried it is unstable? >> i think so. >> reporter: now, luckily, no one
news. >>> a wall of water and mud rushed through a daly city neighborhood destroying homes and cars in its wake. we have live team coverage tonight beginning with ktvu's christien kafton who spoke to residents who are still assessing the damage this evening. christian. >> frank if you take a look here mind me. you can see the earth movers and barricades and wet roads behind me. there's still plenty of mud on the sides of the road. now the big concern is one big rainstorm could lead to an even bigger mess. >> reporter: neighbors say it all started before 4:30 this morning with tens of thousands of gallons of water and tons of mud running like a river through the streets of daly city. arturo ramirez was evacuated after emergency crews arrived on scene and saw what appeared to be a collapsing hillside. >> i can see the water coming down and fiberglass, the police said you guys better evacuate. the water is coming down fast. >> reporter: from chopper 2 you can get a sense of the damage all the result of an 8-inch water main break. the water main leads to a waste water treatment plant up
that sent mud cascading into a daly city neighborhood. crews have been working all day long to clean up that neighborhood. these images taken from news chopper 2 late this afternoon show the streets mostly cleaned up. this is a far cry from earlier today when 45,000 gallons of water spilled sending a portion of the hillside down into neighboring streets. >> tens of thousands of gallons of water mixed with mud gushed down the hillside. >> the entire lawn was covered. there was, like, a stream going down the street. >> e manuel romero lives by the water tank where a pipe burst around 4:00 this morning. >> i got on my cell phone and called 911. >> 40 people who live in the row of homes that line hillside park on bonnie street had to be evacuated. >> this was just, like i said, an 8-inch cast iron pipe thad failed. there was a valve above the failure between the tank and where the rupture occurred where they were able to get that shut off pretty quickly. >> neighbors stood in bewilderment when they saw mud had paralyzed at least a dozen cars parked. her daughter couldn't drive to work this
created a muddy mess out there. >> reporter: daly city clean up crews responded immediately. dozens of big trucks hauled the heavy wet muck away all day. equipment included a fleet of huge cleaning vacuum trucks. you have to get this stuff while it's still pliable because down there in the sewer it can set up like concrete guaranteeing more flooding in future storms. right now it's very, very critical to get it washed down while you can see it's still malleable and we can get it out of the storm drain. >> reporter: now the major problem remaining, what to do about that big gash in the hill above. consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> let's give you a live look now from our own news chopper 2. you can see the difference 12 hours makes. we just showed you pictures of how the street was covered with muddy water. and we just showed you the live pictures and you can see how crews are cleaning it down. one resident said he woke up thinking there had been some kind of storm. he then looked outside and saw his lawn covered in mud and the stream of mud flowing down the street. >> chr
when the ambulance arrived. live in oakland, ken wayne. >>> police in san francisco say a daly city woman has surrendered, and has admitted she is responsible for a hit and run accident involving a bicyclity. it happened monday in the presidio. the woman surrendered last night, after police reported that police were looking for a hit-and-run driver. the cyclist told us he suffered a major concussion. he also lost his bike, which he says was stuck to the front of the vehicle. the damaged bike was later found. police say the woman apologized, but is being charged with felony hit-and- run. her name still hasn't been released. >>> more problems tonight for toyota. the company is recalling hundreds of thousands of prius hybrids. many prius owners are just now hearing about this recall. >> reporter: frank, many toyota customers told us they bought a prius because of its gas mileage and dependability. tonight, school teacher marian mark drove her 2007 prius to the downtown toyota of oakland dealership to get her tires checked. she told us she wasn't aware of the latest recall. >> if there'
coverage now of that huge mess in daly city. we were the first tv crew there after a water main break flooded a neighborhood. tara is live back there with new footage. >> reporter: just a few minutes ago, crews pulled you and they are assessing the damage. p we had a chance to actually take a like up this hill and get a better look at the gaping hole. wow. we were told it's a 20 x 20. it seems closer than that when you are standing. engineers have inspected the hillside and they say it is -- it sa -- it is safe. >> war ar-- we're gonna keep the rains out. keep in the gully area and sustain and keep it there. >> reporter: now, the main break unfolded 45,000 gallons of water, trapping at least a dozen cars in it's link. the. they have this instrument and then are putting it in different spots. right about this spot. that's about four feet into monday -- mud. so they are assessing everything. this is a very, very large area. it's completely opened up. crews are gonna be out here football -- for probably most of the die. >> thank you. >>> we have more details now on names color damage wil
of miscommunication. a young boy who was reported missing is now back home in daly city. and it turns out he didn't even know he was missing. amber lee tells us how police found this little boy. >> reporter: police tell us they used every resource available to find this little 11-year-old boy. he was found near palocita school at 11:00 p.m.. we went to the home of the boy. while we were speaking to the family, police called to tell us that the boy had been found and that they were trying to locate the father. when we told police we were with the family they asked us to let us know he was safe. >> police just found him. >> really. >> they just found him and they are going to call you any minute now. >> hello. >> mr. ren handed the phone to his stepson when detectives called because he doesn't speak english. >> hi, hi. okay where? >> reporter: in mandarin, the father thanks police. the boy's stepbrother says he is relieved. >> very happy right now. >> we caught up with father and son after they were reunited with each other. >> how are you doing? >> good. >> where did you go? >> to my friend's hous
's what greeted daly city residents after a broken water main unleashed a torrid of mud. residents can are concerned about heavy rain in the forecast toward the end of the week, amber. >> reporter: ken, city workers planned to return to this neighborhood first light tomorrow morning to clean up the mess that's still here at hillside park. they'll preparing for the rain that's expected later this week. by nightfall crews were still spraying off what mud what left on sidewalks, roadways and vehicles after a day long vehicle records. a sight welcomed by neighbors. some said the mud soaked streets kept them from going to work. >> reporter: why couldn't you go to work? >> i could not drive out, i could not walk because it was 3 feet deep. >> reporter: another neighbor tried to drive through the mess, the result a wheel taped in mud and a note that read, will be picked up by insurance company. >> i told him he should not run the motor because i was worried the mud would fill the catalytic converter. >> i'm really scared that mud could come again. because there's that one spot that came down
. imagine waking up to this muddy mess. it's what greeted daly city residents after a broken water main unleashed a torrid of mud. residents can are concerned about heavy rain in the forecast toward the end of the week, amber. >> reporter: ken, city workers planned to return to this neighborhood first light tomorrow morning to clean up the mess that's still here at hillside park. they'll preparing for the rain that's expected later this week. by nightfall crews were still spraying off what mud what left on sidewalks, roadways and vehicles after a day long vehicle records. a sight welcomed by neighbors. some said the mud soaked streets kept them from going to work. >> reporter: why couldn't you go to work? >> i could not drive out, i could not walk because it was 3 feet deep. >> reporter: another neighbor tried to drive through the mess, the result a wheel taped in mud and a note that read, will be picked up by insurance company. >> i told him he should not run the motor because i was worried the mud would fill the catalytic converter. >> i'm really scared that mud could come again. beca
of daly city was booked on felony charges including arson and vandalism. now, police also released this photo of another person they are still searching for. you can see the suspect , the windows of the bus with a skateboard. >>> in other news, an 80-year- old man is in jail after a hit- and-run accident that took the life of a 93-year-old disabled man in sonoma. it happened at study street and fifth street west yesterday. investigators say the victim was crossing the street on an electric scooter when a car hit him and then took off. deputies tracked down the driver a bit later. they say he knew he hit something in the intersection but says he thought it was only debris. >>> 7:54. the department of justice is renewing two newhalls in colorado and washington state, that legalized the recreational use -- two new laws in colorado and washington state that legalized using marijuana for recreational use. >>> let's go to sal. some of those pictures stop you in your tracks. >> yeah, and dave and tori, i want you to take a look at this picture here with 280 that we're gonna show you becau
." >>> now to the water main break that left the city much daly in mud. with a strong rainstorm and the forecast this week, there are concerns the hillsides that gave away yesterday morning could further erodes. with that in mind, crews are digging a ditch to a nearby storm drain group. >> what we're doing is creating a buffer zone to hold it in place so that the mud stays at least for the weekend because right now we're just fighting the weather. >> there's no word on how much damage the water main break and the mud slide caused, more than a dozen cars were buried, but have since been today out. >>> three men -- killer of -- as robert honda reports, sierra's father is hopeful about this new indication. >> reporter: and now, he faces three new charges for several kidnapping attempts during march 2009 at separate safeway parking lots in morgan hill. one witness at ktvu told he used a stun gun on her. >> so i saw sparks coming from the side, they looked like little electrical lines. >> reporter: sources tell us that stun gun is the main evidence connecting the then 17- year-old to
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